Nature gets crafty

BIG KITTY—Madison Kao, 6, of Westlake Village meets a taxidermy bobcat during the Nature Crafts event Sept. 17 at the Nature Center at Camarillo Grove Park. The Pleasant Valley Recreation and Park District presented the free event that had nature-themed activities involving arts and crafts, taxidermy animals and education about local-flora and fauna.

Coyotes sweep CIF playoff opener

GROOVY—Calabasas High girls’ volleyball players Tal Klir, left, and Maya Vaught swap fives in a game earlier this season. The Coyotes (18-11 overall) swept their CIF-Southern Section Division 4 wild-card playoff match Tuesday against Burbank. They play No. 1 seed Quartz Hill (31-6) at 6 tonight on the road.

On your next vacation, please take us along

Vacation photos have been a tradition at The Acorn for more than 25 years. Devoted readers have taken their favorite weekly newspaper scuba diving in the Caribbean and skydiving over the Mojave. We’ve seen Acorns next to Tower of Pisa and pizzas beside Acorns in Bologna. Some daring souls have taken the front page mountain climbing; others go wake-boarding and […]

Pierce Brothers’ 50-year celebration

FAMILY TIME—Ventura residents Sophia, 18 months, and her mother, Adrienne Perez check out a replica 1930 Bentley with a Volkswagen engine at the exotic car show during the Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks 50th anniversary celebration Oct. 13. The community event observed Pierce’s half-century of service in the Conejo Valley. Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks-Griffin Memorial Park in Westlake Village has provided […]

HalloweeN Hoopla AT King Gillette Ranch

Event runs evenings through Nov. 4

Senior geniuses

The Senior Genius Club is a program that assists senior citizens with technological help. The club is offered from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. (5 p.m. is the last appointment time) the first, second and third Tuesday of the month at Agoura High School, 28545 Driver Ave. The program will run through May 2019. Seniors may follow the street signs for […]

Fabulous food

GOOD EATS—Westlake Village resident Nicky Joyce has her hands full of the fine fare offered at the monthly Camarillo Ranch Foundation’s TBT Food Truck Festival on Sept. 27. The last event of 2018, which will include local wineries, is set for Oct. 25.

2018-10-18 E-Edition

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Free the butterflies

Release fundraiser

The Emily Shane Foundation’s fourth annual Butterfly Release fundraiser event will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. Sun., Nov. 4 at Alumni Park on the Pepperdine University campus in Malibu. The event honors the mentors and tutors of the foundation’s flagship SEA (Successful Educational Achievement) program, as well as the mentors and role models in daily life. Just like […]